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VOL XXXI. ASHEBORO, N. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 1906. . No 47
OFFICIAL VOTE OF RANDOLPH COUNTY, 1906.
Com. Solicitor ! Congress., Senate
ter. 1 Surveyor Coroner i Shertir Treaa
Promoters Pushing Surveys And
Right-of- Way Canvass.
Next Meeting Will Be Held at
SURVEY OF ONE ROUTE COM
PLETED ANOTHER IN PRO
GRESS. Conditions F.nrouraging to Promoters--Company
Has strung Hacking One
Property Owner Donates a Depot
Site an J KM) Acres of Land as
Inducement to Cross His
H. G. Whitaker, of Pilot Mt,
who owns a large tract of land on
Deep River was in Asheboro last
Mr. Whitaker is highly elated
over the prospect for the extension
of the Randolph-Cumberland rail
road from Cameron to High Point
or Greensboro and then North. He
eays the company is backed by men
who menu business and he is posi
tive that before many months the
road will be under construction.
An engineering corps has been sur
veying for several weeks and has
completed a prospective route on
this side ot the river ana u is now
engaged on another route m the
other side. M. IL Caldwell! has.
been can vassing the right C way,'
and while, as always, there at'emaay
who 'demand exorbitant prices, still
he ffnds much encouragement.
The (proposed reute traw&ses the
Dlautation of Mr. WniUKer,t .na
nov and when asked wbttt 'he in
tended doing for the road, 'he replied
"I have already daoe."
"J 'have donate! a 4epotaite and
am doing all l caa to eeoure a right
of way by talking to tfooeet.-eee who
lire Talong the wwposed route."
Further than that Mr. Whitaker
has douateu tract "oCJland contain
ing flOO acres to the company ifor
the .consideration that if at any time
anj jpart of the tract ns .deeded to a
negw, lit -shall revert fcaok ito him,
hie heirs or assign.
"I desire to mate it a,white man's
town' said he. No 'better slocation
for a town can be fond,ibe declared.
Jtds 40 miles from High iPoiut; -40
jnUes trom Greeiwbora; 60 miles
frm Fayetteville, 60 imiles from
Raleigh. 17 miles f rowi Asheboro,
miles fnem Elise, J iwilos from
Siler City and .12 iniles ifiironi Cam
eron, from which powat the road,
will be extended. .
Tfcis rocd will mean imuoh for'
the section uf Randolph it traverses;
'and those who are assisting the pro-1
moterc will find in most cases that
the increase iii the value of their
property, whan the road is au opera
tion, wi'lI mor.9 than repay .tibam for
their effort to secure it. This is
what Mr. Whitaher believes and is
the reasou he gives for bis action.
JKandwIpli Uy Plawa a Non-KeflllaWe
lloltfc mi the Market.
Milton E. Hammer, sou of J.
Calvin Hammer., has recently pat
ented u.d placed on the market a
noiv-reJBllable bottle, for which he
and his partner, Thos. H. Alackin,
have been offered a' good sum. In
the neck of the bottle is a series of
valves so arranged, that they only
permit luidto How out audonce
empty notniug cau be put in with
out breakins the neck off the bot
tle. The patent was granted in
Januury of this yuar anU only piae
ad ou the market in September.
Mr. Hammer lives in Maryland.
Cotton Picking Machine.
Mr. J. B. Underwood, of Fay
etteville, has invented and has
patented a cotton picker which he
believes will prove a success. He
brought one of his machines to
Sanford this week to have the
Moffitt Iron' Works Company com
pleteit. Mr. Under wood has made
a contract witn tnem to mauuiau
ture the machine. Sanford Ex
During the past four weeks this
section has had a variety of weather
representing every season of the
year. The chinas was reached
Wednesday afternoon when it began
to snow. It fell steadily until mid
night when it began min. Dei
pite the fact that the ground was
we the snow reached a depth of
twd inches or more.
Trinity , ...
West New Mutttt .,
Eiist New M.wkvt . .
West Franktmvl lie.
K)V. 11,1-. Harnett Sustains liytrv by a
Since the lectioE everything its
and around Trinity has b-en very
Ur. Waixl and Revs. Harfieflt,
Wilson and Henry are attending t'he
Memoaasc Vonrerence at Mt. Awy.
AH will be glad to have Mr. Hforr
gett return as .paftor.
Mrs. &t Carr, mother of Mrs.
Heitman. is quite sick.
Mrs. Kkhy is here oc a visit to
W. ST, Elder us mwed his 'fam
ily Iwre. He went in its Superinten
dent of mr Sunday Bdiiool tfce 3rd
Sanday.. On a recent visit to 'New
York, Mr, W. Brofeaw ppasented
Mi. Elder wiuk a handsome vatch
andbaia,as testim mial of 'taith-
fttlaess while attending to his biwi
oess art Fairview iLodge.
W. A. Rrame, of Wilkesboro, and
P. J. Brame, f Wrnston, vere vis-
itcnstneir brother -last week.
Mrs. (L A. Ris-ell, of Coleridge,
is spending txnuie time in Trinity.
The Itig'h School here -eems to
be doiitg tine woiknd tK moving
The Kennedy Table Co 'is under
new niKtiagettiewt and has 'increased
its capital scock. Wion new ma
chinery they hope 4o be .able to fill
their many orders.
Wili Leach has bought the stock
of goods from Mr. Benson Parker
and opened up a beef market in
connection with his store.. .
News has reached heie 'thut Rev.
B. F. Hargett sustained injuries as
the result of a fall ait Mt. Ary Wed
nesday. If reports are eorreot, he
was descending the fitqps in front
of the residence of Mr. C B. Jack
son, when he had a slight stroke of
apoplexy. The steps were .covered
with snow and as a consequence he
slipped and fell. He was bruised
considerably about the head and
face, but it is thought tkat he will
reoover from his injuries in a few
i)r.. D.. K. Lockhart, of Asheboi o,
was a visitor in the place Friday
Miss Itose, WnitP, trained nurse,
has reeeutly beetilcalltd to the bed
side of a typhoid fever patieut at
Ernest Bell, a student in the
High SchooL is spending a few days
at his home in ureensboro.
The bird law for Randolph ex
pired Thursday. Despite the fact
that there wis snow on tne ground,
a great number of birds paid the
the penalty for living.
Mrs. Guthrie, of Durham, is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. J. F. Heitm tu.
She " as called to the bedside of her
aged mother, Mrs. Eliza Carr, who
is seriously ill at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Htitman. Mrs.
Carr is 92 years old and has made
her home here for the past year.
She i3 the mother of Gen. Julian S.
Miss Emma Johnson, is assisting
Miss Whitehead in the public school.
It is taught in the High School.
Miss Norma Reddick spent a day
or two at home last week. She is a
student in Greensboro Female Col
lege. The Misses Ellis, of Durham, are
visiting their grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Wood.
Mrs. G. F. Kir by, und little Wil-!
Hard, of King' Mountain, are visit- j
ing Mrs. Heitman.
Mrs. J. B. Craven, or Asnevuie,
is spending the week at Mis. Nannie j
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Moore Couaty Association Organiz
ELECTED OFEICERS TOR THE
I'rUj. -Saturday and Sariday Notable
Days lor ftunday Kehl Workers. A4
lres( EU, JVr. C. C. HaMtard, of Worth
villa. Mot at Hethlekea.
A wel-1 attended Convention f
the Stutday School workers of
Moore county was held at Bethle
hem Baptist Church, near Carthage,
November 16th to tka 18th inclu
sive, fflncmg which the Interdenomi
national Sunday School Convention
of Moots county was permanently
Rev. jt. J. DoweH, the pastor of
Bethlehem church, addressed the
convention, and ex&nded a cordial
Among other 'notable addresses
delivered was that of Dr. C. C.
HubbtMid, of Worthville, this coun
ty, wko, with Prof. J. M. Way,
atteutkvi the meetings.
Mr. Hubbard spoke on the "Aims
and Achievements ot the Inter
denominational Sunday School
Association," and was prononced a
master effoit. He spoke of the
good aeeompliBhed by Associations;
the beuefits the Sunday Schools had
reoeivnl and showed that all de
nominations had received benefits
which could not be derived from
any other source.
Officers of the Association elect
ed are as follows:
President, J. Alton Mclver,
Carthage; Vice-President, Mr. B.
M. Williams, Hemp; Secretary,
Mr. J. VV. beawell, (Jarthage, 11. i?
D. No 1.
Messrs. R. L. Burns, Carthage;
C. U. Mauer, Carthage; Dr. Gilbert
McL.eod, (Jarthage; B. Cole, San.
ford; W. M. Rogers, Cameron; Prof.
M. A. McLeod, Bioadway;
Dr. J. Leslie, Vass; H. A. Pace,
Aberdeen; M. C. McDonald, West
End; L. S. Maness, Hemp; J. W.
Maness, Carter's Mills; Green
Purvis, High Falls; A. F. Davis,
GlendonjU. C. Underwood, Gilbert.
O. It. ,l'ox Purchased lute rest oti:. II.
kearns in l-'urnitiire store
0. R. Fox has liecoine sole pro
prietor of the furniture business of
Kearus and Fox, and announces
that he will increase the stock,
giving Asheboro one of the best
exclusive furniture stores in this
section. Mr. Fox purchased the
interest of Mr. E. B. Keirns hist
Besides the building used by the
old Grm Mr. Fox will occupy the
one adjoining, recently vacated by
Ridge and Fox.
His fr'eids over thtj count y as
well as those in Asheboro who
watch the progress of our town,
will be glad to learn of this advance.
Married November 10th, at;
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nut, uw"uu mull" mm miJ3 ai mr lunu . uaiuciiv uumeieiice ui
11 i71..i. 1. t.ul.u. .1 u ..J.i.... u: ..i
luiuiue jJiane, ui. urc nuint- ul uie me tiiuicn ine uiemuersuip voieu -t-i, , .... .... :n 1 u 1 -i l
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. F.'an increase of $125.0.) a year onlT fwlt
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Popular Young People Wed At Star,
Le A. Briles Weds Miss Uertie Wal
laceMethodist Kplscopal Church a
scee of Tropical Mean ty Ashe
At the Methodist Episcopal church
at Star. Wednesday of last week
was celebrated one of the prettiest
weddings that has occmred in Mont
gomery for a long time. The bride
was one of Montgomery's most ac
complished young ladies, Miss Ber
tie Wallace, daughter of Mr and
Mrs. W. C. Wallace. The groom,
Mr. Lee A. Briles, of St. Catherine,
Fla. and is a son of Mr. Mrs. J. L.
Briles, of Tabernacle township, this
The church was a scene of beauty,
elaborately decorated with evergreens
cut flowers and palmettos from
Florida. The ceremony was wit
nessed by a large number of friends
and relatives, including many from
At six o'clock the happy young
couple said the vow and were pro
nounced man and wife by the Rev.
D. N. Caveness, of Aberdeen.
Miss Euua Wallace, maid of
honor; Ernest Briles, groom's
man; Miss Rosa Spencer and Jonah
Leach, attendants composed the
After the ceremony the party was
driven to the hotel where Mr. and
Mrs. Briles received their many
friends before leaving for their fu
ture home at St. Catherine.
A special train provided by the
groom took the young couple to Ab
erdeen, leaving that night for their
Another special brought the Ashe
boro attendants back Wednesday
nightj arriving here about 9 o'clock.
Among the party were Arthur Ross,
W. J. Armlield, Misses Rosa and
Clara Spencer, .Thoa H. Redding,
C. T. Lollin.
Mr. Briles went to Florida about
five years ago and engaged in the
lumber and turpentine business.
His career has been most successful.
The high esteem with which their
friends regard Mr. and Mrs. Briles
was evinced by the numerous anil
handsome presents received by them.
Popular in a large degree there
are many congratulations to Mr.
Briles and best wishes to his young
bride in this happy event of their
OFF FOR CONFERENCE.
Methodist Protestant Church Closes
Year's WorkPastor's Salary
The annual Conference of the
l lul.lijf Pi-.itpil-.iiil- ('hnrol, r,f
North Carolina is in session at
Rockv Mount this week
Rev. W. E. Swain, the local
pastor, and R. R. Ross, delegate.
are attending from the church at
Asheboro. fbey will report most, n-
couragingly for the work of the
past year. Beside many improve
ments on the building, the Church
has met every obligation. Forty
two members have been added to
the church roll during the year.
. n, 1 .,..i.. .r ,
j pitstor s
p. a a
$ 4 i
H S S
Death of Mrs. Illlair Personals
Mrs. Sallie Jane Blair, who has
been critically ill since she received
a stroke of paralysis several, weeks
ago, died Sunday evening. Mrs
Blair was nearly 75 years of age and
an excellent Christian character.
She will be sadly missed by her host
Mr. Brokaw's Jelegant ponies ar
rived last Friday. He and his
guests larrived Monday and they
will spend a week or more shooting
quau, pneasants, etc.
Glenn, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Winslow, is ill with pueu-non-
Mr. Jess Elder is all smiles it's
a nn- little girl.
Mrs. Jeanie Millikan and children
of High Point, spent last Sunday
and Monday, visiting relatives at
Mr. Rush, who lives near the
white house, is visiting his sister,
Mr3. js. v. iUer, this week.
Ilaptist Congregation Has Purchased
Lot Will Begin Work In The
- The Aimfield & Laughlin Realty
Co., has sold to the Baptist Congre
gation or Asheboro, a lot on Church
street upon which they propose to
erect a hou e of worship. Work
will probably begin in the early
The lot, which is on the east side
of Church street in front of the
Ward residence, fronts 100 feet on
Church street and extends back to
the railroad 300 feet.
nev. Henry sheets, the newly
eiecteu pastor, neia his urst service
in the Presbyterian church Sunday
morning. He also preached at
uignt. IJoth services were well at
tended and those who have heard
him are most favorably impressed
Yesterday, at the home of thi
bride's parents in Tabernacle town,
ship, Miss Luna Phillips and Mr
Walter Di.vis were married m the
presence of a large lumber of rela
tives and friends. The bride is a
daughter of L. C. Phillips, and is
is one of Kandolph s must talented
young Indies. Mr. Davis is a sun
Stanton D.ivis, and is a young man
of sterling qualities. Miss Jennie
Davis, of Asheboro, a sis'.er of the
groom attended the ceremony.
Doll and Toilet Set Uiveii Away.
The Five and Ten Cent Store
announces in this issue that it will
g'ven away a handsome doll and a
toilet set December 25th. Eieh
50 cent purchase entitles the br.y.r
to a chance at the doll and each
$1.00 purchase to a chance at the
toilet set. The name of each per
son entitled to a chance will be
Vin m.t0 H l'ox
and on the abjve
date the names of the lucky ones
! will be drawn.
1 , , ,' V' 1 ' ?
enclosed mlverti8cment in the Cou-
Co., writes, '-Please
it e received gouu results las:
year from the ad in the Courier.
Hope to get a lot of timber through
it tins vear."
M,Ii , ,. , ," . xr
UlCilllttjr, JieiaOUlSt, M
u i( 4. . 1 u
hart; Protest mt, Mis. Swain,
jiuPeccmb rat 4 o'clock pin. J
APPOINTMENTS FOR GREENS
Conference Delighted with Mt. Airy-
Favors Keforiuatory lor Yoiithtul
Cri in I n a is Hoard of Finance
The Weastern North Carolina
Confeience of the M. E. Church,
South, which was in session at Mt.
Airy last week adjourned Monday
afternoon. The last act of the con
ference was the reading of the ap
pointments for the coming year by
The appointments for the Greens
boro district are as follows:
S. B. Turrentine, P. E.
Greensboro and West Market
street G. H. Detwiler, P. L.
Centeunary A. T. Bell.
Spring Garden W. A. Lambeth.
Walnut Street J. W. Moore, W.
White Oak, East Greensboro A,
West Greensboro J. A. Bowles.,
Reidsville Station L. W. Craw-,
Wentworth S. Taylor Ruffin, B...
Pleasant Garden E. G. Kilgore..
Liberty and. Bethany, P. J. Car.--raway.
Coleridge J. J. Eads.
Ramseur and Franklinville C. A.
Asheboro Station N. R. Richard
son. Asheboro Circuit R. L. Melton.
Uwharrie J. W. Ingle.
Randleman and Naomi C. M.
Randolph B. F. Hargett.
High Point, Washington street
T. F. Marr.
South Main street L. A. Falb
and G. H. Crowell.
Editor North Carolina Christian
Advocate H. M. Blair.
Secretary and Treasurer Greens
boro College W. M. Curtis.
The report of the joint board of
fioance showed that the Conference
has been assessed as follows for the
coming year for these causes: For
bishops $3,000, for Conference
claimants $8,219, for foreign mis
sions $10,300, for domestic missions
$11,000, for church extension $5,
300, for education $8,000, for exten
sion of education $2,500.
It is the annual custom for the
memorial service to be heldou Sun
day afternoon, but this year it was
held on Monday afternoon. During
the past year four members of the
Conference have died, those being
T. II. Pegram, J. P. Thomas, R. T.
Stevenson and B. F. Carpenter.
The sentiment in the Conference
favoring the establishment of a re
formatory for youthful criminals
was strong, and resolution were
passed endorsing the movement.
Resolutions were also passed ask
ing the Noith Carolina Conference
to accept annual appropriation to
the support of its oiphanage at Ral
eigh. The next meeting of the Confer
ence will be held at Salisbury.
OFFICERS OF THE W. C. T. U.
Next Meeting U ill He Held Wednesday,
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union held and interesting
at the Academy last Thursday
The officers of the Union recently
President Mis. T. C. Worth.
Treasurer Miss Ella Hendrix.
Recording fcecret.wv Mrs. W. D.
Corresponding Secretary Miss
Sunt. Scientilie Temperance,
Public School Instruction Mrs.
E E. Kephart.
cupt. lempiraiKe Sundav school
Work Mis. W. I). Stedman.
Sunt. Temperance Social Depart-
in nt Miss May McAlister.
biipt. Mother s Department Mis.
W. E. Swain.
Sunt. Press Department Mrs
Wm. C. lliinmer.
A Vice President has been ap
pointed fro n e.(C;i church in the
town. Chri.-t:an church, Mrs. Jno.
Moffitt; Presbyterian, Mrs. A. C.